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AIexa, Find Me Affordable Housing

The Emergence of PropTech Technology and AI in property sales, management, and investment has a fancy buzz word called PropTech. A report from the Altus group in January of this year noted that growing numbers of commercial real estate firms are investing in PropTech...

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Shipping Containers Become a Treasure

Shipping Containers Become a Treasure

Treasure Island in San Francisco has always been a bit of a misnomer; it’s a man-made island that was a naval base for many years, but carried no treasures to speak of.  In the last decade, however, the tiny underdeveloped island has been opened up to commercial and...

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Time and Money Savings in Real Markets

Time and Money Savings in Real Markets

The founder of Canon Business Properties recently wrote a wonderful article for Forbes.com regarding the emergence of permanent modular building solutions as a major player in the future of real estate construction. In it, Alex Radosevic confidently states that...

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Modular Buildings for Modern Building

Modular Buildings for Modern Building

Shaking Up Old School Construction Practices   The city of Quincy, Massachusetts just finished construction on it’s first apartment complex to use permanent modular building technology. The top five floors of the building were created with prefabricated modular units...

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The Next Frontier in Affordable Housing

The Next Frontier in Affordable Housing

Making Good on Promises   Modular housing is taking off in the US in an exceptional way. The New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development is set to develop 167 affordable apartment homes using permanent modular building solutions this year. The plan to...

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Affordable Housing Developments Made Profitable

Affordable Housing Developments Made Profitable

Affordable Housing Developments Made Profitable The Housing Struggle The supply of affordable housing in the United States has seen a dramatic downturn over the past several years. According to a 2017 report by Freddie Mac, the number of apartments flagged as...

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Keeping up with Class Sizes in 2019

Keeping up with Class Sizes in 2019

Keeping up with Class Sizes Modular (or portable) classrooms have been around for over 75 years and come in a variety of configurations, layouts, and locations around school grounds. In a countywide survey of San Diego, inewsource.org found that nearly one in five...

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Prefabricated Solutions Answer Construction Labor Shortage

Prefabricated Solutions Answer Construction Labor Shortage

  A Quandary for California California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom, has come out of the gate with some very ambitious plans for housing. In a public announcement on Medium.com, he proposed that the state develop 3.5 million new housing units by 2025 to alleviate its...

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Affordable Solutions for Mutual Outcomes

The public’s image of a homeless shelter is not usually a pleasant one, and with good cause. They are often located in older, over-crowded ramshackled buildings in poor condition and poorly equipped. For this and many other reasons, homeless folks often prefer to try...

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